Definitions for obscenely

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. offensive to morality or decency; indecent:

    obscene language.

  2. intended to stimulate sexual appetite or lust; lewd:

    obscene movies.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. abominable; disgusting; repulsive.

Origin of obscene:

1585–95; < L obscēnus


Princeton's WordNet

  1. obscenely(adverb)

    to an obscene degree

    "this man is obscenely rich"

  2. lewdly, obscenely(adverb)

    in a lewd and obscene manner

    "he had seen how in their dances the white men and women held one another obscenely"


  1. obscenely(Adverb)

    In an obscene manner; vulgarly.

  2. obscenely(Adverb)

    In an excessive manner.

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